Limestone Calcined Clay Cement at ANGAN 2022
Recently, in the International Conference and Exhibition on Building Energy Efficiency – ANGAN, organised by the Government of India and the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project in New Delhi, we discussed and showcased the low carbon technology – LC3. Read More... #decarbonisationGet in touch with: Gyanendra Kumar
First SLRM Centre launched in Agra
To address the issue of plastic waste leakage into the environment, we along with partners launched the first Solid and Liquid Resource Management (SLRM) Centre for waste collection and sorting in Agra on 20 September, 2022. Read More... #EndPlasticWaste Get in touch with: Anisha Gupta
Regional Enterprise Coalition in UP & Bundelkhand
Under the Work4Progress India programme, the coalitions were held in Bhadohi, UP on 25 August, 2022 and Niwari, Bundelkhand on 6 September, 2022. The discussions at the coalitions focused on entrepreneurship-related training, schemes, and large-scale enterprises. Read More... #jobsforallGet in touch with: Debasis Ray
Assessing Credit Requirements of Micro-enterprises
To understand the credit utilisation and the requirement for finance by micro-enterprises in Mirzapur and Bhadohi, UP, a field visit was conducted by us along with the Rang De team on 12–14 September 2022.
Read More... #entrepreneurship
Get in touch with: Debasis Ray
Stakeholder Consultation under STEP Programme
Recently, a Stakeholder Consultation under our Skills Training for Employment Preparedness (STEP) programme was held in Haridwar, Uttarakhand to share learnings and explore pathways for future intervention. Read More... #livelihood
Get in touch with: Divya Yadav
Water Resource Monitoring Training in Udaipur
We, in collaboration with Vidya Bhawan Polytechnic under the DANIDA-Integrated Water Resource Management Project, conducted the third phase of Water Resource Monitoring Training in Udaipur, Rajasthan from 6 to 14 September, 2022.
Read More... #waterconservation
Get in touch with: Nidhi Sehrawat
Visits to IMEDF-SFURTI Clusters
To interact with artisans and partners and review the clusters' progress, we recently visited the Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation-Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (IMEDF-SFURTI) clusters in Jharkhand and West Bengal. Read More... #clusterdevelopment
Get in touch with: Rashika Sharma
KBBL Competition in Uttar Pradesh
With an objective to unleash entrepreneurial energies and create awareness among citizens, the finale of Kaun Banega Business Leader (KBBL) competition was organised in the Basti district of Uttar Pradesh on 7 and 8 September, 2022. Read More... #inclusiveenterpriseGet in touch with: Suneptula S Jamir
Development Alternatives with the help of Ford Foundation have incubated innovative technologies to increase the outreach and efficiency of the operations of the community-based Organisations. This brochure showcases various technologies and attempts to bridge the existing digital divide in the context of CBOs Year: 2018.
In this edition read about how we are working towards building sustainable and resilient communities. It discusses our response to the soaring needs of India's growing population. The response includes Promoting Environment Well-being through optimising the productive potential of the local natural resource base, Stimulating Economic Development by fostering the linkages towards employment, and Enabling Social Well-being by facilitating access to basic needs and health facilities.
As part of the Entrepreneurship for Empowerment programme of Development Alternatives and Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Bank, this capitalisation document was developed to capture the programme's approach, methodology, and tools. The document highlights the programme's evolution through three phases over the last 5 years (2017-2022).
Information technology is changing the world fast, but to deliver its promised benefits its spread should be equitable across communities. The government and civil society need to join hands to bridge the gap between the haves and the have-nots of the digital world, especially across the gender divide, argues Jyoti Sharma.
From a dependent to an independent woman, from a homemaker to an entrepreneur, from being less aware to helping others with knowledge, TARA Akshar+ Graduates have been paving the way for development and growth of women and communities. An ICT-based Adult Literacy Programme, TARA Akshar+ has made over 2.4 lakh women functionally literate.
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